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education to hundreds of girls in rural afghanistan. >> i think education is the only thing in the world that can go forward and make life better. >> reporter: and leo mccarthy, who gives scholarships to kids who pledge not to drink after his daughter was killed by a young driver. >> let's change the culture and keep these promising vibrant kids alive. >> reporter: olympic swimmer collin jones helped celebrate wanda but golden moment. she created a nonprofit that helped more than 1200 children learn how to swim. >> it is unbelievable to me that i have come this far from such a tragedy with my son. >> reporter: it was an unforgettable night, capped off with the unveiling of the cnn hero of the year, pushpa vasnet whose helps kids whose parents are imprisoned. >> thank you for believing in my dream. >> reporter: the hope is that their heroic example will inspire countless others. ♪ heroes sometimes >> reporter: kareen wynter, cnn, los angeles. >> truly amazing people. and you can watch the special broadcast in its entirety tomorrow night on cnn at 8:00 p.m. eastern and again on christmas
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research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >> a military appeals court this week, threw out a judge's order to forcibly shave fort hood shooting suspect nadel hassan and removed the judge from the case and for the armed forces appeared that he didn't appear impartial while presiding over the trial, if convicted in the 2009 shooting at the texas army post that killed 13 people and wounded more than two dozen. and hassan appeared that he had to be clean shaven. he says it's part of his muslim faith, but it's army rules. dorot dorot dorothy rabinowicz joins us. you agree with the court's decision. >> it's a long line of strange treatments of major hassan, who was in his career pushed ahead despite the fact that anybody else would have been thrown out of medical school, to the moment they declared the department of defense, after the shooting, this was work place violence. to see this latest installment now is just one long line.
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teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >> like sitting ducks the arizona and a score of shisms all class were sunk. 2,443 american fighting men died in the flaming inferno. alisyn: pearl harbor suffered a surprise attack. president roosevelt sit would go on to live in infamy. many of those being honored in our nation's capital. let's watch the replaying of the world war ii memorial in washington. more man 2,400 american were killed that day and 1,200 were wound. we honor their service today. >> that one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. alisyn: who could forget those famous words from apollo astronaut neil armstrong becoming the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. in the years that followed our role in space grew in way he we never thought possible. the crew of apollo 17 commander you gen -- eugene cernan was the last one to leave boot prints on the moon. >> america's challenge of today has forged maps destiny of tomorrow. >> how does mat make you feel? >> humble. >> we leave as
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with manufacturing that have left the u.s. not necessarily people, but the education to stop producing them. >> that's sad. how do we get that back? >> well, it's a concerted effort to get them back. and with this project i've talked about where we will do a mac in the united states next year, i think this is -- this is a really good step for us. and the consumer electronics world was really never here. it's not a matter of bringing it back, it's a matter of starting it here. >> good morning, thanks for joining us here. >> while steve jobs liked to avoid the spotlight, he also thrived on it. as if he was selling products that were pieces of his own soul. he was inventor, pitch man, and new wave pied piper all in one. tim cook is just a different guy. while he believes in the almighty product just as much. >> how are you not steve jobs? >> in many ways, one of the things he did for me that removed a gigantic burden that would've normally existed is he told me on a couple of occasions before he passed away to never question what he would've done. never ask the question what he would do, to just do wha